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Awards / Finland


48 articles available in total starting from 10/09/2002. Last article published on 25/03/2019.

In Helsinki, Concrete Night wins Honkasalo six Jussi Awards

In Helsinki, Concrete Night wins Honkasalo six Jussi Awards

One of Pirjo Honkasalo’s few features has garnered her with two of the main prizes for Best Film and Best Director  

04/02/2014 | Awards | Finland

Concrete Night and 8-Ball front-runners for the Jussi awards

Concrete Night and 8-Ball front-runners for the Jussi awards

Finnish directors Pirjo Honkasalo and Aku Louhimies each received ten nominations for the Finnish national film prize, which Filmaura will announce on February 2  

15/01/2014 | Awards | Finland

Finnish punk as it used to be wins the Prix Europa for Best Documentary

Finnish punk as it used to be wins the Prix Europa for Best Documentary

Finnish directors Jukka Kärkkäinen and J-P Passi’s The Punk Syndrome and Swedish directors Åsa Blanck and Johan Palmgren’s Displaced Perssons received top prizes in Berlin  

28/10/2013 | Awards | Finland/Sweden

Lalli's Almost 18 feature debut takes top awards at Finland's Jussis

Lalli's Almost 18 feature debut takes top awards at Finland's Jussis

Finnish director Maarit Lalli won for Best Film, Best Director and Best Original Screenplay, and Antti Jokinen’s Purge received five prizes, when Finland’s Filmauri presented the national film awards  

06/02/2013 | Awards | Finland

Small Finnish VFX studio wins Australian Oscar for Iron Sky

Small Finnish VFX studio wins Australian Oscar for Iron Sky

Released in more than 60 countries, Finnish director Timo Vuorensola and producer Tero Kaukomaa's dark sci-fi comedy will this year be launched in an extended version  

29/01/2013 | Awards | Finland

Purge and Naked Harbour are front-runners for Finland's Jussi Awards

Purge and Naked Harbour are front-runners for Finland's Jussi Awards

Finnish director Antti Jokinen's adaption of Sofi Oksinen's novel and Aku Louhimies' depiction of Finland are each nominated in eight categories for the prizes, which will be presented on February 3  

14/01/2013 | Awards | Finland

Iron Sky's Kaukomaa named Finland's Producer of the Year

Iron Sky's Kaukomaa named Finland's Producer of the Year

Finnish producer Tero Kaukomaa is honoured by the Finnish film industry for his "extremely bold and innovative approach" to the black sci-fi comedy  

02/10/2012 | Awards | Finland

After 6 1/2 Jussis, Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre in running for César

After 6 1/2 Jussis, Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre in running for César

Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre swept the Jussi awards gala last night (January 29) in Helsinki, where it collected six-and-a-half trophies including Best Film, Director, and Original...  

30/01/2012 | Awards | Finland

A close friend of Jussi: Kaurismäki scores nine nominations for Le Havre

A close friend of Jussi: Kaurismäki scores nine nominations for Le Havre

Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki’s Le Havre – Finland’s submission for the Oscars, which won the international critics’ FIPRESCI Award at Cannes – will be considered in nine categories, when...  

12/01/2012 | Awards | Finland

Karo’s feature debut the Key to two prizes in Park City

Karo’s feature debut the Key to two prizes in Park City

Finnish director Rosa Karo’s feature debut, The Italian Key, won both the Gold Medal and the Director’s Choice Award at the 8th Park City Film Music Festival in Park City, Utah, USA. Having...  

31/05/2011 | Awards | Finland

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